China Issues New Guidelines on Data Privacy Protection

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The PRC General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine (“GAQSIQ”) and the Commission for the Administration of Standardization (the “Commission”) have circulated a draft Information Security Technology Guidelines for Personal Information Protection (the “Guidelines”). The Guidelines, if issued, would represent another in a series of recent efforts by Chinese authorities to address their citizens’ personal data protection concerns in the absence of a comprehensive regulation on this issue.

Notable highlights from the Guidelines include...

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